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Japan urges citizens to leave Ethiopia amid mounting tensions

Tokyo, Nov 30 (UNI/Sputnik) Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi called on citizens of his country who are currently in Ethiopia to leave it as soon as possible amid arising military tensions, adding that there have been no reports about Japanese casualties so far.
"It is true that Japan has sent experts from the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Defense to assess the situation in Ethiopia and collect data. Currently, commercial flights continue to fly. We urge Japanese citizens to leave this country," Hayashi said.
To date, no data about "physical damage" inflicted on Japanese nationals in Ethiopia has been confirmed, he added.
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Arab League to hold emergency meeting Sunday over Houthi attack

22 Jan 2022 | 6:29 PM

Cairo, Jan 22 (UNI) The Arab League Council at the level of permanent delegates is to hold an emergency meeting on Sunday in Cairo to consider the Houthi terror attacks on the United Arab Emirates.

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Bulgarian President Radev takes office for 2nd term

22 Jan 2022 | 6:26 PM

Sofia (Bulgaria), Jan 22 (UNI/Xinhua) Rumen Radev took office for a second consecutive term as President of Bulgaria on Saturday after an inauguration ceremony held in the capital city.

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Friedrich Merz elected Germany's CDU chairman

22 Jan 2022 | 6:24 PM

Berlin, Jan 22 (UNI/Sputnik) Friedrich Merz was elected on Saturday new chairman of the conservative Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) during an online congress meet with 95 per cent of votes, according to a live stream of the German Phoenix broadcaster.

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University of Rhode revokes Giuliani's honorary degrees

22 Jan 2022 | 6:21 PM

Washington, Jan 22 (UNI/Sputnik) The University of Rhode Island has decided to revoke honorary degrees for Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Rudolph Giuliani and former national security adviser Michael Flynn due to their "non-conformity with educational values".

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Philippines logs 30,552 new Covid cases :DOH

22 Jan 2022 | 6:20 PM

Manila, Jan 22 (UNI/Xinhua) The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 30,552 new Covid-19 infections on Saturday, raising the number of confirmed cases in the country to 3,387,524.

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